White Arc is the quintessential single hand military Han Jian and based on a real Han Jain in LK Chen's personal collection.
White Arc exemplified the signature characteristics of Han Jian: an austere, long, slim, light and sharp single hand sword.
Classic Han dynasty aesthetic, elegant and minimalist.
Blade only weight: 600 g (1 lb. 5.16 oz)
Sword only weight: approx. 810 g (1 lb. 12.5 oz)
Blade length: 95 cm (37.5") Tang length: 16.5 cm (6.5")
Total length: 111.5 cm, (44")
Width at hand guard: 30 mm, Width at tip: 17 mm
Thickness: 7 mm - 2.5 mm at the tip
POB: approx. 20 cm (8") from hand guard
Blade Profile: diamond 4 surfaces
Folded pattern steel: 1065 carbon steel + T8 tungsten-cobalt-vanadium high-speed tool steel.
Superior heat treatment: Hardness 55-58 HRC. Blade rebounds to true after 80-90 degree bending, Cut bamboo with ease.
Hand polish to mirror shine and keen sharp edge.
Industrial grade precision case bronze fittings.
The hand guard has the classical smooth round corners with a slight indentation on the surface, subtle and beautiful.
Ancient Han Style thin and slim scabbard.
Three layers of true lacquer applied on hard wood. True lacquer took at least 3 days to cure to a very stable protective layer that will last for years.
Classic Han red band one black background.
Fit and finish
We perfected the fit and finish of our swords and the final assembly is meticulously performed by our senior craft masters. It takes a skill craftsman one whole working day to assemble our sword to a precision fit.
LK Chen yield his 2000 year old original Han Jian and the new authentic recreation White Arc